cast up

verb

Definition of cast up

transitive verb

1 : to bring up or say by way of reproach casting up to her that she had failed
2a : to measure (set type) usually in ems pica in order to determine the cost or charge to be made
b : to lay out (tabular matter) before setting in type
3 : to add up (figures) in making an accounting

intransitive verb

chiefly Scottish : to turn up especially unexpectedly

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“Cast up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cast%20up. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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